Zambian fish stocks decline as demand rises

Over-fishing and unsustainable fishing methods have led to the decline of Zambian fish stocks according to a recent report released by the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI). Falling fish stocks are directly related to a decline in the per capita fish consumption, which has dropped from 12kg/person/annum to 10,3kg/person/annum.…

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Zambian government to lend ZMW800 million to boost fisheries, beef

Finance Minister Felix Mutati announced that government was raising ZMW800 million (USD80 million) from a European bank and the EU to support fisheries and livestock production. According to Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) News , the minister said government was already in discussions with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to…

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